HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 16 (ACN) The Vice President of the Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, held talks on Friday morning with the Director General of the Kuwait Fund for International Development, Adbulwabab Al Kadel.
Both parties highlighted the relations between the Kuwaiti Fund and Cuba and the Fund's support for the country's different economic development programs and policies by 2030, such as the Water Loss Elimination Program and the change in the country's energy matrix, among others.
Likewise, a Loan Agreement was signed for the financing of the project ″ Rehabilitation and completion of the networks of aqueduct, sewerage and storm drainage in eastern Havana (Phase II)", a step prior to the signing of the Loan Agreement that is estimated to materialize in the first months of 2020, covered by a credit of 27.5 million U.S. dollars, which gives continuity to the work done in Phase I.
Cabrisas reiterated Cuba's interest in continuing to work with the Fund on national projects.
The Director General of the Fund makes an official visit to Cuba on the occasion of the 500th anniversary celebrations in Havana.
Dr. Adbulwab Al Kadel was accompanied by Mr. Abdullah Al Saqer, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Mr. Talal Sultan Al Sultan, Head of the Promotion Division and His Excellency the Ambassador of Kuwait to Cuba, Mohammad Fadel Khalaf.
On the Cuban side, Antonio Rodríguez Rodríguez, president of the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources, also participated.